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Adult Cancer Nursing (Taught)

University College Dublin - UCD
1 year
Graduate diploma / certificate
Dublin
English
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Program description

Awarded by: National University of Ireland

The programme aims to develop the practitioner’s capacities for caring and competent practice in adult cancer nursing, in order to prepare the nurse to provide patient-centred care within the health service. The specific aims of the programme are: To build upon and advance the student’s repertoire of knowledge, skills, attitudes and professional values that were developed during the course of his/her basic training and arising out of his/her experiences in clinical practice; to provide the student with the requisite knowledge, skills, attitudes and professional values for the advancement of his/her role in the care of adults with cancer including critical analysis, creative thinking, decision making and communication; to develop a greater understanding of the theory which underpins adult cancer nursing practice including theory in the social and behavioural sciences and theory in the biomedical sciences; to provide learning experiences that advance the student’s professional development and personal growth and experiences that affirm the student’s capacity to be a self-directed learner; to advance the student’s sense of professional awareness, and commitment and a sense of professional responsibility and accountability in adult cancer nursing; to enable the student to value learning as a continuous process and as a necessary process in the context of his/her professional role in adult cancer nursing.

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University College Dublin - UCD

UCD traces its origins to the Catholic University of Ireland founded in 1854 by Cardinal John Henry Newman, author of the celebrated 'The Idea of a University'. Since its start, the University College Dublin has played a central role in...


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University College Dublin - UCD

Belfield
4 Dublin
Ireland

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